MASHANTUCKET, Connecticut – As reported by the Associated Press: "The clinking sounds of coins and tokens hitting the metal trays of slot machines at the state's two casinos will be gone
The Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. by the end of the year.
"Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun are joining casinos across the country in changing to electronic ticketing systems for their slot machines.
"Casino officials and gaming analysts say players and employees often find it difficult to handle coins. They say the ticket system will make play faster and easier, and provides another way to reward players with bonuses. It also frees up some floor space because casinos will be able to get rid of their coin redemption machines.
"To start play on the slots, players insert bills or tickets with credits. The slots will print out credited tickets when players cash out.
"Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun , which have a combined total of more than 13,000 slot machines, have already converted some of their slots and plan to finish changing all of them by the end of the year…."
|In 1986 the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation opened the original high-stakes bingo hall. Today Foxwoods comprises six casinos that collectively offer more than 7,000 slot machines and an incredible 400 tables for 17 different types of table games, including 100 for poker. There's a luxurious, high-tech Race Book, as well as the world's largest Bingo Hall.|
|Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States. What began with the Casino of the Earth in 1996 has evolved into a destination that now includes: the Casino of the Sky and over 300,000 square feet of total gaming space; The Shops at Mohegan Sun, featuring more than 60 retail shops and dining venues; the 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena for world-class sporting events and concerts, an intimate Cabaret Theatre; and a 34-story luxury hotel, featuring 1,200 guestrooms and suites, premier meeting and convention space and a world-class spa.|
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